I got this in my email today...if I wasn't a normally
suspicious person...I might have been taken by this one! It LOOKS really good...and the links "appear" to be correct! But they aren't even close! The links...instead of leading to Ebay are really pointed at a 22.214.171.124 IP which leads to Mexico! Probably NOT Ebay!!
As seen below...the "apparent" web address is Ebay...but if you look deeper...you can see that it's a "spoofed" address and points elswhere.
The email reads as follows....
Dear eBay Buyer/Seller ,
For the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your membership and refuse to provide our services to you if we believe that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us. We may also take these actions if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us.
We regret to inform you that your eBay account could be suspended if you don't re-update your account information. To resolve this problems please use the link below and re-enter your account information. If your problems could not be resolved your account will be disabled for future use.
Due to the suspension of this account, please be advised you are prohibited from using eBay in any way. This includes the registering of a new account. Please note that this suspension does not relieve you of your agreed-upon obligation to pay any fees you may owe to eBay.
To update your record please click here:
It is highly recommended that you right click on the link and select "Open in new window" option
as some mail clients will not allow you to proceed!
http://signin.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... index.html
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you and we would like to thank you for your cooperation as we review this matter.
eBay will request personal data (password, credit card/bank numbers, and so on) in this email.
Thank you for using eBay!
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